Author: NeedyMeds

Health Savings News – Episode 16: How to Appeal Health Insurance Denials

Note: This is a rough transcript of episode 16 of Health Savings News and has been lightly edited for clarity. Copy may not be in its final form.   Evan (00:08): Hello and welcome to Health Savings News, the podcast about healthcare costs in America, and how to save money on the often expensive care all kinds of people need. I’m your host, Evan O’Connor, joined by retired doctors Rich Sagall and Mike Woods. How are you doing today, guys? Rich (00:22): Good, and you? Evan (00:23): Doing all right. Mike (00:24): Good. Except for the bleak, rainy day, but… […]

Health Savings News – Episode 15: The Role of Health Insurance

Note: This is a rough transcript of episode 15 of Health Savings News and has been lightly edited for clarity. Copy may not be in its final form. Evan (00:09): Hello, and welcome to Health Savings News: the podcast about healthcare costs in America and how to save money on the often expensive care all kinds of people need. I’m your host, Evan O’Connor, joined by retired doctors, Rich Sagall and Mike Woods. How are you guys doing today? Rich (00:23): Doing great. Mike (00:24): Good, good. Evan (00:24): Each episode we discuss healthcare costs in America, offer tips for […]

Health Savings News – Episode 14: Why Healthcare Costs So Much (Part 2)

Note: This is a rough transcript of episode 14 of Health Savings News and has been lightly edited for clarity. Copy may not be in its final form.   [Fundraising appeal]   [intro music] (2:09)   Evan (2:19):  Hello, and welcome to Health Savings News: the podcast about healthcare costs in America and how to save money on the often expensive care all kinds of people need. I’m your host, Evan O’Connor, joined by retired doctors, Rich Sagall and Mike Woods. Each episode we discuss healthcare costs in America, offer tips for saving money, and relevant news that affects and […]

Health Savings News – Episode 13: Why Healthcare Costs So Much (Part 1)

Note: This is a rough transcript of episode 13 of Health Savings News and has been lightly edited for clarity. Copy may not be in its final form.  Evan (00:10): Hello, and welcome to Health Savings News: the podcast about healthcare costs in America and how to save money on the often expensive care all kinds of people need. I’m your host, Evan O’Connor, joined by retired doctors, Rich Sagall and Mike Woods. Each episode we discuss healthcare costs in America, offer tips for saving money, and relevant news that affects and reflects the expensive landscape of healthcare in America. […]

Health Savings New – Episode 12: The Costs of COVID-19

Note: This is a rough transcript of episode 12 of Health Savings News and has been lightly edited for clarity. Copy may not be in its final form.  Evan (00:10): Hello, and welcome to Health Savings News: the podcast about healthcare costs in America and how to save money on the often expensive care all kinds of people need. I’m your host, Evan O’Connor, joined by retired doctors, Rich Sagall and Mike Woods. Rich (00:22): Good evening.  Mike (00:23): Hello as well. Evan (00:24): Each episode we discuss healthcare costs in America, offer tips for saving money, and relevant news […]

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Welcome to the NeedyMeds Voice! We look forward to presenting you with timely, provocative pieces on healthcare reform, patient advocacy, medication and healthcare access, and other health-related news. Our goals are to educate, enlighten, and elucidate; together, we will try to make sense of the myriad and ongoing healthcare-related changes in the U.S. today.